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ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE.

_Tbe Albion, which. arrived at Hokitika on Wednesday brings London dates to the 14th. The Cape Ministry has summoned a special session of Parliament to consider Lord Carnarvon's proposal for federation. Tlie French Government has ordered the formation of a territorial Jarmy of 120,000 men. The Cesarwitch Stakes was won by Duke of Parma, L.a Grani 2, Perplexe 3. An American telegram states that a Republican Governor has been elected in Ohio, signally defeating the Democrats. This is important, as indicating the future financial policy. Mr. Wade, British Minister in China, j telegraphs from I'ekin that he has obtained the necessary guarantees. The Governor goes to Yanan. At a final meeting of the Cospatrick Relief Fund, " the balance — £542 — was distributed amongst several^ applicants. There is a schism bet ween Mr. Whalley aud Dr. Kenealy ; the former refuses lo accept the political leadership of the' latter. < There is a marked decrease in the past year of immigration from Clyde to Canada and the United States. Governor Musgrave, of South Australia, has been created Knight Commander of Hie Order of Sfe Michael and Sfc George, and Governor Weld, of Tasmania, and Dr. Hector, of New Zealand, Companions. The P. and O. Company has purchased two new steamers of 3,000 lons burden each, and one is building of 3,400 tous. Complaints have been raised on Colonel Baker'B sentence. The question of his military status has been settled by the Queen signing his dismissal. The Queen sent a letter of sympathy to Miss Dickenson. At a fire in Ryief, in Russia, three hundred houses were burnt. Dr. Kenealy's son sent a challenge to Major Dickson, on account of his speech in the House of Commons on Col. Baker's case. At the suggestion of the Speaker, Mr Disraeli, and the Duke of Cambridge, to whom the [matter referred, Ihe letter was treated with contemptuous siience. The foot and mouth disease is rapidly spreading in England and Ireland. Meanwhile stringent regulations threaten to stop importations. The price of meat is already advancing, aud the public are growing anxious. Birmingham 'n manufacturing war material for Germany, France, aad Japan. Alexander Collis is supposed to have fied to Buenos Ayres.

Lily Agnes won the Great Ebor Handicap at York. Very heavy rains in India are causing floods and loss oi life. The Delhi and Punjaub line has suffered great damage. The exports to New Zealand amount to L283,?50.

Subscriptions have been started by working men to erect a statute to Mr. Plirasoll near the East-end Docks.

Cardinal Manning, o.i receiving a deputation of Maltese residents in London, delivered an address touching on the warlike tendency of Europe, and the probability of a sanguinary war, from which the Papacy would emerge wuh renewed power. The statement that Cardinal Manning was admitted the Royal circle and introduced to the Qneen at a recent garden party, , is denied. There are desensions among the Magna Charta Associations . throughout the country. The Leicester branch is unable to obtain a satisfactory statement of the appropriation of its contributions and has repudiated Dr. Kennealy and denounced him as violent, dictatorial, tyranical, and avaricious, and the • ' Englishman " as the most infamous paper every published. The committee threaten to prosecute Dr. Kennealy for slander.

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ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE., Tuapeka Times, Volume VIII, Issue 506, 23 October 1875

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ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. Tuapeka Times, Volume VIII, Issue 506, 23 October 1875

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